Barkley Lock Prototype Tests, Cumberland River, Kentucky.
ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MISS
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This report presents data obtained during prototype tests concerned with the performance of the 110- by 800-ft lock at Barkley Lock and Dam project, Cumberland River, Kentucky. Prototype measurements are continuous records of the following a pressures at 22 locations in the lock culvert system b valve opening patterns c valve leaf pressures and accelerations d water-surface oscillations and elevation e hawser forces and motion of a nine-barge tow moored in the lock f valve-hoist strains and cylinder pressures g miter gate opening and h air-vent flow rates.
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